On September 5, the 6th Council Meeting of the Ninth Session of the Carbon Black Branch of China Rubber Industry Association was held in Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province. Deng Yali, President of China Rubber Industry Association, Wei Ming, President of the Carbon Black Branch of China Rubber Industry Association and General Manager of Black Cat Stock, Ding Liping, Secretary-General of the Carbon Black Branch of China Rubber Industry Association, and representatives of key enterprises in the carbon black industry participated in the meeting.

At the meeting, President Deng Yali introduced the market operation analysis and future prospects of tire rubber industry for the delegates. Subsequently, President Wei Ming reported to the General Assembly on the production and operation situation and development trend analysis of the carbon black industry. He pointed out that in the first half of 2018, the overall production and sales of carbon black increased steadily, the export volume and price increased simultaneously, the product varieties became more diversified, meeting the needs of different rubber products, and the industrial concentration and equipment utilization rate of the whole industry increased significantly. Chairman Wei said that the carbon black industry has got rid of years of losses and entered the normal development track. However, the product quality stability of the industry still lags behind the international leading level. It needs to make real progress in product quality upgrading, enterprise management upgrading, sales service upgrading, energy and environmental protection upgrading, product variety upgrading and so on.

The conference also reported on the main work of the carbon black branch, and discussed the market trends and countermeasures.